Sunday, November 28, 2010
GARDASIL:NEW INDICATION IN MALAYSIA
MSD in Malaysia announced that the National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau (NPCB) of Malaysia has approved a new indication for Gardasil in September 2010.
In addition to the current indications of Gardasil in girls and women aged 9-26 years old for the prevention of cervical cancer, vulvar and vaginal cancers and genital warts caused by Human Papillomavirus(HPV) 6,11,16 & 18, Gardasil is now also indicated in BOYS and MEN, 9 to 26 years of age, for the prevention of genital warts (condyloma acuminata) caused by HPV types 6 and 11.
Gardasil is now indicated for BOTH MALES AND FEMALES aged 9-26 years old.